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Eilertsen Dental Care

Sedation Dentistry for Dental Phobia

Dental phobia should never hinder anyone from receiving the dental care they require. Through the implementation of intravenous sedation, we aim to create a relaxing and stress-free environment for our patients. By addressing dental anxiety head-on, we ensure that every individual feels comfortable, safe, and well-cared for during their dental visits.

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How Our Sedation Helps Ease Dental Phobia

At Eilertsen Dental Care, we understand the importance of addressing dental phobia and ensuring that our patients feel comfortable and relaxed during their dental visits. Dental anxiety can be a significant barrier to receiving necessary dental care, leading to potential oral health issues in the long run. However, with the help of sedation dentistry, we aim to provide a solution that alleviates fear and promotes a positive dental experience.

Understanding Dental Phobia

Dental phobia, also known as odontophobia, is a common condition that affects a significant portion of the population. It involves an intense fear or anxiety related to dental treatments, which can vary in severity from mild unease to extreme panic. The causes of dental phobia can be attributed to various factors, including:

  1. Previous traumatic dental experiences
  2. Fear of needles or injections
  3. Fear of pain or discomfort
  4. Loss of control or feeling vulnerable
  5. Embarrassment about the condition of one’s teeth
  6. Negative portrayal of dentistry in media

The Impact of Dental Phobia on Oral Health

Dental phobia can have severe consequences for oral health as individuals often avoid seeking necessary dental care. Regular dental check-ups and treatments are essential for maintaining oral hygiene, preventing tooth decay, gum disease, and addressing other dental issues promptly. When dental phobia prevents individuals from visiting the dentist, these problems can worsen over time, leading to more complex and expensive treatments in the future.

Intravenous (IV) Sedation

IV sedation is a crucial component of sedation dentistry, especially for patients with severe dental phobia or those requiring complex dental procedures. Administered by a trained professional, IV sedation induces a profound state of relaxation, ensuring patients remain comfortable and anxiety-free throughout the treatment process. This method offers several advantages, including a quicker onset of sedation and a higher level of control over the sedation level. At Eilertsen Dental Care, we prioritize patient comfort and safety, offering IV sedation as part of our comprehensive sedation dentistry services.

The Benefits of Sedation Dentistry

By incorporating sedation dentistry into our practice, we strive to offer our patients the following benefits:

1. Reduced Anxiety and Fear

Sedation dentistry provides a calming effect, alleviating anxiety and fear associated with dental visits. This allows patients to undergo necessary treatments without undue stress or worry.

2. Enhanced Comfort and Relaxation

With sedation, patients can experience increased comfort and relaxation during dental procedures. It helps them feel at ease, minimizing any discomfort or pain that may arise.

3. Improved Treatment Efficiency

When patients are relaxed, dentists can work more efficiently, resulting in shorter treatment times. This efficiency benefits both the patient and the dental team.

4. Increased Cooperation and Compliance

Patients who receive sedation are more likely to cooperate during their dental treatments, ensuring the procedure progresses smoothly. This cooperation promotes better treatment outcomes.

5. Comprehensive Dental Care

By overcoming dental phobia through sedation dentistry, patients can receive the comprehensive dental care they need. Regular check-ups, cleanings, and necessary treatments become accessible, promoting long-term oral health.

Why Choose Eilertsen Dental Care?

Opting for Eilertsen Dental Care for your dental treatments with sedation to ease your dental phobia means selecting unmatched expertise and bespoke care. Our team of dedicated professionals is devoted to delivering the highest standard of dental services, ensuring each patient benefits from a treatment plan tailored to your distinct needs.

We provide a comprehensive array of treatments, from traditional braces to innovative clear aligners and dental implants, utilising the latest technology for precision and efficiency. Beyond our technical expertise, we take pride in our patient-centred approach.

We recognise that dental treatment is a journey, and we’re here to guide you at every stage, making your experience as comfortable and rewarding as possible. Choose Eilertsen Dental Care, where your smile is our passion.

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What People Are Saying About Us

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Shirley WilliamsonShirley Williamson
17:10 05 May 23
Excellent serviceFrom the reception, nurses, Hygienist, and of course Dr Eilertsen, the whole team put me at ease making my experience a pleasure.I would highly recommend Eilertsen Dental Care if you’re looking for the best look no further.
Martin BullardMartin Bullard
09:36 17 Feb 23
Dental care is of the highest quality at Eilertsen. Even the longer procedures have been expertly handled, pain free and with excellent after care. I recommend this practice to anyone in the Inverness area who seeks the best that dentistry can offer.
Alasdair MackenzieAlasdair Mackenzie
09:24 17 Feb 23
Great dentist and hygienist, however the waiting room had no wifi (and no signal) which meant I couldn’t work when waiting. When I asked if there was wifi, I was just told ‘no’ by the receptionist. I was going to add a suggestion to the box, but there was no pen.
Debbie TDebbie T
15:24 14 Nov 22
So glad I found Eilertsen Dental Care! Great peace of mind belonging to their scheme, knowing my teeth will be so well looked after. Very professional and friendly—the staff really put you at ease. Never had such good dental care and thoroughly recommend.
Duncan MackayDuncan Mackay
08:20 07 Sep 22
I have attended this practice for many years and I never fail to be impressed by the quality of the work carried out by both the dentists and the dental hygienists. Procedures are explained clearly and in such a friendly manner. And most importantly despite having some major work carried out on a few occasions I did not feel any pain during, or after, the treatment. I would also like to pont out that the reception staff are so efficient, friendly and most helpful. This is an outstanding dental practice.

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How to Visit Us for Dental Sedation in Inverness

We are conveniently located at 📍Cradlehall Business Park, Inverness📍If you want to visit us for your dental sedation from Inverness or a nearby area such as Westhill, Allanfearn, Viewhill, Nairnside, House of Daviot, Leys Castle, Culcabock, Inshes, Culloden, Cradlehall, Smithton, Raigmore, or Haugh, reaching us at Cradlehall Business Park is quite straightforward by car or bus. Bus routes including 2, 3, 6, 27, and M39 have stops close to our practice.